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Lies with Long Legs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In his painstakingly long academic journey through mountains of source material available in Europe, Prof Prodosh Aich establishes that the entire understanding of India developed by self-claimed scholars from West is erroneous, since the initial attempt to comprehend ancient India through the Vedas was itself faulty.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
Northern Plant Lore: A Field Guide to the Ancestral Use of Plants in Northern Europe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,460. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Over a thousand years ago the Anglo-Saxons used willow bark to treat headaches; modern pharmaceutical companies use the same basic ingredient - salicin. They boiled the bark in holy water and added a few other unnecessary ingredients, but they had a basic treatment that worked a millennia ago! And they called this the Dark Ages? Explore Anglo-Saxon Herbal Medicine that actually worked!
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 283,870. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?
Letters to My Son
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Foreign Consequence Management Legal Deskbook - Tool for Responders to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Terrorism Incidents on Foreign Soil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication is designed as a research tool for lawyers responding to weapons of mass destruction accidents or incidents of terrorism on foreign soil.
U.S. Proliferation Policy and the Campaign Against Transnational Terror: Linking the U.S. Non-Proliferation Regime to Homeland Security Efforts - NBC, Nuclear Weapons, WMD, Iran, North Korea
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The non-proliferation treaty regime the international community has utilized for over half a century is insufficient to combat emerging global threats, specifically, WMD terrorism. The current landscape of transnational terrorism requires a major shift in U.S. nonproliferation policies if the current regime is going to address WMD threats.
Byzantine New Testament
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,440. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Logos Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
A reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: (1) Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate when read aloud, (2) Helpful translation notes covering multiple possible readings, original wording and significant variants, (3) A very intuitive and user-friendly navigation.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.